Literary Magazines

Connect your poems, stories, essays, and reviews to the right audiences by researching over eight hundred literary magazines in our database. Here, you’ll find editorial policies, submission guidelines, contact information—everything you need to direct your work to the publications most amenable to your vision.

Journal Genres Published Accepts Electronic Submissions? Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Reading Period Format Payment Subgenre
Journal Taj Mahal Review

Our main aim is to publish the poets and writers in English all over the world. The critical articles, essays, and poems should exhibit the post-modern trends, without obscurity, artificiality and violation of laws of criticism. Taj Mahal Review does not accept compositions founded on violent self-pity, or feelings of egocentricity. We will accept published, unpublished and also simultaneous creations, but Taj Mahal Review does not publish anonymous writings.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Print Payment No payment Subgenre
Journal TALKING STICK Native Arts Quarterly

Making the Indigenous perspective in the arts available to a wide audience and providing perspectives on issues effecting artists and Native American communities.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Payment Subgenre
Journal Talking Writing

Talking Writing is a nonprofit digital magazine that publishes four issues a year, featuring stories, poetry, and journalism. Every issue of Talking Writing is devoted to a theme, such as "Distraction" or "Writing and Faith." TW's mission is to promote passionate writing and reading in the new media world—and we welcome provocative essays, serious talk about literature, and engaging personal stories.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Sep 1 - May 31 Format Web Payment No payment Subgenre Cross-genre, Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Narrative Nonfiction
Journal Tampa Review

Tampa Review is a literary magazine published in a unique hardcover format and dedicated to the blending of contemporary literature and visual arts. Each issue features contemporary writing and art from Florida and the world, emphasizing our connections to the Tampa Bay region.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Creative Nonfiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Sep 1 - Nov 30 Format Print Payment Cash Subgenre
Journal Tar River Poetry

Poetic excellence is our only criterion at Tar River Poetry. For over 30 years we have published new and emerging writers along with National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize winners.

Genres Published Poetry Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Sep 1 - Sep 30 Format Print Payment Contributor copies only Subgenre
Journal Tarpaulin Sky

Founded in 2002 as an online literary journal, Tarpaulin Sky published its first paper edition in 2007 and continues to publish new work both online and in print, often curated by guest-editors, focusing on cross-genre/trans-genre/hybrid texts as well as innovative poetry and prose.

Genres Published
Poetry
Fiction
Accepts Electronic Submissions? Yes Accepts Simultaneous Submissions? Yes Reading Period Jan 1 - Dec 31 Format Payment Subgenre

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Our Independent Publishing Issue features an in-depth interview with Graywolf Press editor Jeff Shotts; a look at the successful partnerships of eleven small-press authors and their editors; a profile of indie essayist Charles D'Ambrosio; Donald Hall recalls a golden age of American poetry; best-selling author Miranda Beverly-Whittemore on the rewards of self-promotion; advice for self-published authors; a conversation with Guernica publisher Lisa Lucas; and much more.

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November/December 2014

The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.

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Let's Just Do This: Eleven Small-Press Authors and their Publishing Partners

by Kevin Larimer

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Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Eleven small-press authors and their publishing partners discuss the independent approach—and all the passion, commitment, and love that comes with it—to bringing books into the world.

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Agents & Editors: Jeff Shotts

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Graywolf Press executive editor Jeff Shotts discusses the power of patience in publishing, editing as an act of empathy, and why it’s an exciting time to be a poet.

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